KOTAS KREATIONS

8th Annual Northern California Soy & Tofu Festival
Jun
30
11:00 AM11:00

8th Annual Northern California Soy & Tofu Festival

  • Event Center @ St Mary's Cathedral (map)
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Come discover the joy of soy at the eighth annual Northern California Soy and Tofu Festival

A fundraiser for the Nichi Bei Foundation, to support the publication of the Nichi Bei Weekly

• COOKING DEMONSTRATIONS • SOY & TOFU VENDORS • SOY & TOFU DESSERT COMPETITION • LIVE PERFORMANCES • SOY SAMPLES • RAFFLE • FOOD TRUCKS • SOY EDUCATION

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Patchwork Show: Oakland
Jun
16
11:00 AM11:00

Patchwork Show: Oakland

Patchwork Show is Dear Handmade Life’s bi-annual, makers festival showcasing local emerging artists, crafters and designers alongside artisan food, DIY craft workshops, gourmet food trucks and indie music. All Patchwork shows are free to attend and family friendly. Vendors are selected through a jury process and feature clothing for men, women & kids, handbags, accessories, jewelry, art, ceramics, garden finds, home goods, plushies, crochet & knit items, pet gear, kits & patterns, bath & body goodies and more!

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Urban Air Market: Hayes Valley, SF
May
6
11:00 AM11:00

Urban Air Market: Hayes Valley, SF

  • patricia's green hayes valley, san francisco (map)
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Urban Air Market is a curated marketplace for sustainable design. We connect independent artists and designers who want to make more direct sales with their ideal customers and provide a unique shopping experience that builds community while supporting the local economy. Our shopping events showcase 100+ independent designers of fashion, accessories, body products, home decor, furniture and art. Featured designers are curated based on their quality, originality, and their commitment to innovation and sustainability.

Twice a year Urban Air Market comes to Hayes Valley with over 130 vendors, live music, and interactive art.

Free to attend.

Event details coming soon.

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Apr
29
9:30 AM09:30

2018 41st Annual Nikkei Matsuri Festival

Join us for the 41st Annual Nikkei Matsuri (Japanese American Festival) in one of the nation’s last remaining Japantowns here in San Jose.  Embrace the local community’s love and appreciation for Japanese-American food, art & culture.

Live entertainment on two stages will be featured throughout the day as well as cultural displays showcasing the traditional arts from Japan. There is something for the entire family at this years Nikkei Matsuri!

History of Nikkei Matsuri in San Jose

In 1976, as part of America's Bicentennial celebration, the City of San Jose encouraged local ethnic communities to sponsor festivals to share their culture.  The Japanese-American community responded with a successful festival which is now, the Nikkei Matsuri inSan Jose Japantown.

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Apr
14
to Apr 15

Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival

Join us for the 51st annual Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival April 14-22, 2018

Welcome to the Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival®, which is one of California’s most prominent celebrations of Asian traditions and biggest on the West coast. Starting in 1968, the festival serves to cultivate the continued alliance between Japan and United States using culture as its bridge.

Each year, over 200,000 people attend this dazzling display showcasing the color and grace of the Japanese culture and the diversity of the Japanese American Community. We expect our 51st year to be filled with special events and new attractions.

This year’s Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday, April 14-15 and April 21-22, 2018. All are welcome to join in the festivities as we celebrate heart Japanese and Japanese American culture in San Francisco’s Japantown!

The festival will be held with the borders of Laguna and Fillmore Streets and Geary and Bush Streets. There will be food booths, cultural performances, martial arts, live bands, the annual Queen Program, and more. The Grand Parade will be held on Sunday, April 22, beginning at 1pm starting from City Hall and concluding in Japantown.

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SF Bazaar Holiday Nightlife
Dec
14
6:00 PM18:00

SF Bazaar Holiday Nightlife

Join us for one of Nightlife’s most highly attended events of the year, our annual SF Bazaar holiday market! We’ll be hosting handmade and locally designed goods alongside fun holiday themed museum programming. Attendees wait all year to enjoy this unique holiday shopping experience!

Thursday December 14th 2017 from 6-10PM/ 21+
California Academy of Sciences
55 Music Concourse Drive
Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 94118
Cost is $15 pp/$12 for members
Map & Directions
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/calacademy-nightlife

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SF Sunset Holiday Mercantile
Dec
10
11:00 AM11:00

SF Sunset Holiday Mercantile

Sunset Mercantile is a festive pop-up market featuring makers, artists, crafters, food artisans, small businesses, local merchants, and causes. We feature a variety of entertainment, children’s activities, shopping, an delicious food. The festival is an opportunity for vendors, performers, and service providers to connect with the community in a fun-filled multi-faceted event that has a little something for everyone!

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Urban Air Market: Holiday Show - Oakland, CA
Dec
3
11:00 AM11:00

Urban Air Market: Holiday Show - Oakland, CA

The one-stop-shop for ethically made gifts that give back. Score unique fair trade and sustainable finds for your socially conscious friends and family. 100+ curated local vendors of clothing, jewelry, accessories, and home decor including members of the Sustainable Fashion Alliance and Fair Trade USAapproved brands. Plus food trucks, a patio bar, and a photo booth for your holiday greeting cards.

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Oakland Patchwork Fall Show
Nov
4
11:00 AM11:00

Oakland Patchwork Fall Show

Patchwork’s Northern California event draws on the East Bay’s strong artistic community and commitment to support local commerce. Our venue, Jack London Square, is not only right on the water but features several restaurants (we love the shortbread cookies at Miette) and a modern hotel with live jazz on the weekends. We’re honored to be a part of the handmade movement in Oakland, a city that embraces all things local and creative.

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Treasure Island Flea - Hawaii July
Jul
29
to Jul 30

Treasure Island Flea - Hawaii July

Excited to be back for Hawaii in July at Treasure Island Flea!

TREASURE ISLAND FLEA SNAPSHOT
- The last full weekend of every month
- Monthly market hosts 400+ local artists, makers, designers, antique collectors, under ground food start-ups, & more.
- 3 Full bars featuring a variety of local wine, craft beers, and seasonal cocktails.
- DIY community workshops & carnival games.
- 25+ Food Trucks & Food Tents
- Scavenger hunts.
- $3 Entry, kids 12 & Under Free
- Kid zone with games for all ages
- 2+ local bands each day
- Pet friendly
- Free parking

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Treasure Island Flea - May
May
27
to May 28

Treasure Island Flea - May

Treasure Island Flea Turns 6! Birthday Bash!

TREASURE ISLAND FLEA SNAPSHOT
- The last full weekend of every month
- Monthly market hosts 400+ local artists, makers, designers, antique collectors, under ground food start-ups, & more.
- 3 Full bars featuring a variety of local wine, craft beers, and seasonal cocktails.
- DIY community workshops & carnival games.
- 25+ Food Trucks & Food Tents
- Scavenger hunts.
- $3 Entry, kids 12 & Under Free
- Kid zone with games for all ages
- 2+ local bands each day
- Pet friendly
- Free parking

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Style '17 - Art Benefiting Art
Apr
30
10:30 AM10:30

Style '17 - Art Benefiting Art

With a new non-profit partner, new HOME section, an expanded KIDS section, and more artists, STYLE '17 is on track to be our biggest and best event yet.

Now in its 11th year, STYLE is Silicon Valley's most discerning independent design show, sale and benefit. STYLE '17 brings you the best in contemporary fashion, jewelry, and designs for the home.

All this is made possible by our move to the spacious and convenient Computer History Museum in Mountain View. So, bring your friends and join us for gorgeous design in support of Art in Action, which provides visual arts education to 55,000 students nationwide. The event is co-produced by Lucente Studio and STYLE creator, Diane Master.  

ADMISSION (tickets good for both Saturday and Sunday):
Regular Ticket Price: $10 (at the door and online after March 15)
Save 25% Early Bird Ticket: $8 (online by March 15)
Sunday BFF Ticket Price: Come on Sunday and bring a friend for free. 

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Style '17 - Art Benefiting Art
Apr
29
10:30 AM10:30

Style '17 - Art Benefiting Art

  • Computer History Museum, Grand Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

With a new non-profit partner, new HOME section, an expanded KIDS section, and more artists, STYLE '17 is on track to be our biggest and best event yet.

Now in its 11th year, STYLE is Silicon Valley's most discerning independent design show, sale and benefit. STYLE '17 brings you the best in contemporary fashion, jewelry, and designs for the home.

All this is made possible by our move to the spacious and convenient Computer History Museum in Mountain View. So, bring your friends and join us for gorgeous design in support of Art in Action, which provides visual arts education to 55,000 students nationwide. The event is co-produced by Lucente Studio and STYLE creator, Diane Master.  

ADMISSION (tickets good for both Saturday and Sunday):
Regular Ticket Price: $10 (at the door and online after March 15)
Save 25% Early Bird Ticket: $8 (online by March 15)
Sunday BFF Ticket Price: Come on Sunday and bring a friend for free. 

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2017 40th Nikkei Matsuri Festival
Apr
23
9:30 AM09:30

2017 40th Nikkei Matsuri Festival

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

The Nikkei Matsuri (Japanese American Festival) in San Jose Japantown embraces the local community's love and appreciation of Japanese-American Culture and Heritage.

In 1976, as part of America's Bicentennial celebration, the City of San Jose encouraged local ethnic communities to sponsor festivals to share their culture.  The Japanese-American community responded with a successful festival which is now, the Nikkei Matsuri in San Jose Japantown.

2017 will be the 40th Annual Nikkei Matsuri. The festival is located in the heart of San Jose Japantown-only one of three surviving Japantowns left in the United States.

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Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival
Apr
9
11:00 AM11:00

Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival

A Golden Journey - 50 Years of Japanese Culture

Welcome to the 2017 Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival®, now celebrating its 50th year, which is one of California’s most prominent celebrations of Asian traditions and biggest on the West coast. Starting in 1968, the festival serves to cultivate the continued alliance between Japan and United States using culture as its bridge.

Each year, over 200,000 people attend this dazzling display showcasing the color and grace of the Japanese culture and the diversity of the Japanese American Community. We expect our 50th year to be filled with special events and new attractions.

For more info see www.sfcherryblossom.org

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Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival
Apr
8
11:00 AM11:00

Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival

A Golden Journey - 50 Years of Japanese Culture

Welcome to the 2017 Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival®, now celebrating its 50th year, which is one of California’s most prominent celebrations of Asian traditions and biggest on the West coast. Starting in 1968, the festival serves to cultivate the continued alliance between Japan and United States using culture as its bridge.

Each year, over 200,000 people attend this dazzling display showcasing the color and grace of the Japanese culture and the diversity of the Japanese American Community. We expect our 50th year to be filled with special events and new attractions.

For more info see www.sfcherryblossom.org

 

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Sunset Spring Mercantile
Mar
26
11:00 AM11:00

Sunset Spring Mercantile

  • S.F. County Fair Building AKA Hall of Flowers, (map)
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Sunset Mercantile is a festive pop-up open air metropolis featuring artists, crafters, makers, food artisans, budding entrepreneurs, small businesses and local causes. We feature a variety of entertainment, children's activities, shopping, and delicious food. The festival is an opportunity for vendors and the like to connect with the Sunset community and beyond in a fun-filled multi-faceted event that has a little something for everyone!

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